To Catch a Smuggler: New Drug on the Block (National Geographic, May 22, 2024)

To Catch a Smuggler: Mediterranean

National Geographic’s To Catch a Smuggler returns with a brand new episode, titled “New Drug on the Block,” airing on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 9:00 p.m. In this installment, HSI Miami encounters a mysterious new drug, while CBP makes a disturbing discovery of invasive snails in the mail.

The episode follows the work of the dedicated officers of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as they tackle the challenges of safeguarding the nation from illegal activities. Based at JFK International Airport, a major gateway for international travel, these officers are on the front lines of intercepting illicit goods and substances.

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“New Drug on the Block” focuses on HSI Miami’s encounter with an unidentified drug, presenting a potentially dangerous situation that requires their expertise and swift action. Meanwhile, CBP officers make a surprising and unwelcome discovery in the mail—invasive snails, which could have detrimental ecological consequences if not intercepted.

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To Catch a Smuggler: New Drug on the Block airs Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 9:00 p.m. on National Geographic.

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